Saturday, 1 April 2017

Commemorating 1917 exhibition at The Wilfred Owen Story museum, Birkenhead, Wirral, UK

Remembering 1917 is an exhibition commemorating the First World War through poetry and more. The exhibition, which is in memory of Great Uncle James Yule, who was killed on 9th April 1917 at Arras, is on display at The Wilfred Owen Story museum at 34 Argyle Street, Birkenhead, CH41 6AE, Wirral, UK.

Among the poets featured are those who were killed on 9th April - the first day of the Battle of Arras – R.E. Vernède, Edward Thomas, William Maunsell Scanlan, Walter Lightowler Wilkinson and Alexander James Mann. Also included are Wirral/Merseyside poets Geoffrey Wall, Leonard Comer Wall, Olaf Stapledon, James Laver and Percy Haselden.

The WOS is run by dedicated volunteers and is open Tuesdays – Fridays from 11 am until 2 p.m.  Entry is free.   Please check before visiting to make sure there is someone to welcome you: or call 07903 337995.  

For those unable to visit the exhibition, there will be a commemorative book on sale later this year.
The Wilfred Owen Story
34 Argyle Street
Wirral, UK
CH45 2NZ